Advisory Details

July 20th, 2015

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Integrator ETL Server Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

ZDI-15-356
ZDI-CAN-2771

CVE ID CVE-2015-2603
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Oracle
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Endeca Tools and Frameworks
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable instances of Oracle Endeca Information Discovery. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the generation and use of session hashes. The issue lies in the use of the fixed data when authenticating. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to bypass authentication checks which can then be chained to execute code within the context of the clover service.

VENDOR RESPONSE Oracle has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-02-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-07-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley of Source Incite
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